Editor's Note


By | July 1, 2003
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BAE Systems: New Officials

Jeffrey Cook recently was named vice president and chief technology officer for the Information & Electronic Systems Integration (IESI) sector of BAE Systems North America. He joined BAE Systems in 2002 as IESI’s director for research and development. Meanwhile, Tom Arseneault has been named vice president of BAE Systems’ Information & Electronic Warfare Systems (IEWS) central engineering unit. He previously directed engineering for the company’s countermeasures business. He joined IEWS in 1997. Visit www.baesystems.com


Jeppesen: Bergmann Retires

After more than 40 years with the company, Horst Bergmann retires as chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Jeppesen. He joined the company’s German-based affiliate, Jeppesen & Co. GmbH, in 1963 after finishing business school and serving in the German Air Force as a navigator and flight operations officer. Bergmann was managing director of the affiliate for 10 years, beginning in 1977. He moved to Denver in 1988 upon being named Jeppesen’s president and CEO. Visit www.jeppesen.com.


Corporate Rotable & Supply: Muller, Sales Support

Karin Muller has joined Corporate Rotable & Supply Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to help develop the company’s new international sales facility, in Farnborough, UK, and then provide sales support and customer service to operators worldwide. Visit www.corporaterotable.com


Rockwell Collins: Kirchenbauer, Senior Vice President

Ron Kirchenbauer has joined Rockwell Collins as senior vice president of human resources. The 20-year veteran previously was with San Jose, Calif.-based Cadence Design Systems Inc. Visit www.rockwellcollins.com


Amphitech International Inc.: Costanzo, President

Radar technology firm, Amphitech International Inc., has appointed Paul Costanzo president. He succeeds Martin Bissonnette, who will remain with the company as an adviser and shareholder. Costanzo formerly was a senior vice president with Bell Helicopter Textron. Visit www.amphitech.com.


Elbit Systems: Gofer, Vice President

Zeev Gofer has been named corporate vice president for marketing and business development at Elbit Systems. He replaces Ran Galli, who will assume a new position in the company. Visit www.elbit.co.il.


Eternal Systems Inc.: Hogan, Chairman

Eternal Systems Inc., a high-availability, fault tolerant software firm, has named William Hogan as chairman. He also will remain as the company’s chief executive officer. Visit www.eternal-systems.com.

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